Oklahoma Conference July Newsletter

The Contact is the monthly publication produced both in print and online, free of charge, through the Oklahoma United Methodist Conference Department of Communications. If you haven’t had a chance to read this month’s Contact, it features the full list of appointments for 2019 by district. It also provides information about the exciting ministry and…
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Support PT’s End of Year Trip

We’ve decided to take ALL 80 of our Project Transformation and Kanisa Camp kids to the Ahha Museum in Tulsa on the last two days of camp.  The Ahha Museum envisions a culturally aware city where the lives of all citizens are enriched by access to and participation in a diverse spectrum of arts and…
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Vacation Bible School!

Vacation Bible School at First Church is July 28 – August 1, 5-8 p.m.! EP3-20 will help us explore the wonders of God’s power at work within ourselves and others. We will blast off to distant planets on exciting missions and have out-of-this world fun, learning and hearing timeless Bible stories that inspire us to…
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Pray for Dayspring Campers

On July 5, we will be leaving with a group of 14 to Camp WOW for Dayspring where we hope they will find God and God’s calling for their lives. Pray with us as we travel as a group for safety and guidance. Pray for our students that they open their ears so they may hear…
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Let’s Celebrate With Love

Every year, First Church puts together Fourth of July bags for our church members who are homebound. There are 30 gift bags in front of the Library. We ask that you or your small group place gifts in each bag. Suggested items include hand written notes, non-perishable foods, candy, tea bags, lip balm, travel size…
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Worship Survey

We want to improve our worship services. We would love to hear your thoughts! To share your opinions on worship click on the link below. Take the Worship Survey

Church Directories Are In!

Our 2019 directory is in! Thank you all for your patience during this process. Directories are available in the Atrium on Sundays or in office 181 during the week. Currently we are only handing out directories to those who were photographed. We will be making a list of those whose photo are not in the directory and would…
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Houston Hurricane Recovery Mission Trip

Help support the Houston Hurricane Recovery with your service on a Volunteer In Mission team trip July 28 – August 3. We’ll be doing painting and drywall. No special skills are necessary. The requested donation to First Church is $150, which will cover all your expenses. We’ll stay in a local church in the Houston area,…
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All Star Church Awards

Congratulations, First Church congregation! We received the Oklahoma UM Conference “All Star Church” award again for both 2017 (63 stars) and 2018 (46 stars). The awards were presented at the Missions Breakfast at the OKUMC Annual Conference in June in Oklahoma City. Thank you for all your Missions activities – they make a Christian difference…
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Oklahoma Annual Conference 2019 Report

About 1,000 people attend Oklahoma Annual Conference each year, more than attend the United Methodist Church’s General Conference.  Half are laity and half are clergy. For most churches, clergy appointments are the most important thing that happens at Annual Conference.  Reverend Dr. Greg Tener was reappointed as our senior pastor.  As expected due to the…
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